Gap Mills is a very small town located in the state of West Virginia. With a population of 3,138 people and just one neighborhood, Gap Mills is the 59th largest community in West Virginia.
Occupations and Workforce
Gap Mills is a blue-collar town, with 38.98% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Gap Mills is a town of service providers, sales and office workers and managers. There are especially a lot of people living in Gap Mills who work in office and administrative support (12.37%), management occupations (12.18%) and farm management occupations (9.49%).
Another important characteristic of Gap Mills is that a lot of people work in agricultural jobs, especially compared to most other communities in America, and there are quite a number of farms in town.
Of important note, Gap Mills is also a town of artists. Gap Mills has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Gap Mills’s character.
Setting & Lifestyle
Gap Mills’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents will find that the town is relatively quiet. This is because it is not over-populated, and it has fewer college students, renters, and young children - all of whom can be noisy at times. So, if you're looking for a relatively peaceful place to live, Gap Mills is worth considering.
One downside of living in Gap Mills, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 35.70 minutes every day commuting to work.
As is often the case in a small town, Gap Mills doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.